Bunmi Wajero backs Evelyn 200 tree planting for Deptford

18 April, 2019

Bunmi Wajero backs Evelyn 200 tree planting for Deptford

Bunmi Wajero, Liberal Democrat candidate in the Evelyn Ward by-election, has donated and planted an Oak tree as part of the Evelyn 200 project. Bunmi planted her tree with the help of volunteers from Deptford Folk and Trees for Cities, the groups behind the Evelyn 200 project. Their aim is to pla...

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Max Brockbank calls for action on flytipping

17 April, 2019

Max Brockbank calls for action on flytipping

Max Brockbank, Liberal Democrat candidate for Whitefoot Ward, is calling for coordinated and imaginative action by Lewisham Council to tackle flytipping and litter in our streets and green spaces. In the past few weeks the Lib Dem team has reported numerous flytips, to Phoenix and Glendale as wel...

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Three things you need to know about Lewisham Council this month

14 April, 2019

Three things you need to know about Lewisham Council this month

Welcome to the third of our monthly looks at what’s happening at Lewisham council. There were no public questions at the full council meeting in April but we’ve still been busy scrutinising the council with Freedom of Information requests and reading the papers for meetings. So here’s our three t...

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Lewisham Council almost bottom of the table on freedom of information in London

08 April, 2019

LEWISHAM ACCUSED OF HYPOCRISY OVER CLAIMS TO BE OPEN AND TRANSPARENT AS COUNCIL COMES SECOND TO BOTTOM ON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION IN LONDON... Lewisham council’s claim to be improving openness through its democracy reviews has been attacked by Lewisham Liberal Democrats after research reveals ...

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Lewisham Lib Dems select council by-election candidates to challenge Labour’s one-party state

03 April, 2019

Lewisham Lib Dems select council by-election candidates to challenge Labour’s one-party state

Lewisham Lib Dems have selected their candidates to fight two by-elections in Lewisham on May 2nd, created by the recent resignations of Labour councillors in Evelyn and Whitefoot wards. Bunmi Wajero has been selected to fight the Evelyn ward and Max Brockbank for Whitefoot.

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Brexit - Enough is Enough

02 April, 2019

As the country gets closer and closer to the Article 50 extended deadline for leaving the EU, Lewisham’s community has been at the heart of the growing opposition to the chaos of Brexit.

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Lib Dems praise Lewisham residents for leading opposition to Brexit

25 March, 2019

Lib Dems praise Lewisham residents for leading opposition to Brexit

Local Lib Dems have praised Lewisham residents for being at the forefront of opposition to Theresa May’s Brexit plans. As the number of signatories to the “Revoke Article 50” petition reached five million and with over a million people marching in London on Saturday, Lewisham Lib Dems have calle...

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Labour councillors resign

22 March, 2019

Commenting on the news that Janet Daby (Whitefoot ward) and Alex Feis-Bryce (Evelyn ward) have resigned as councillors and that by-elections will be taking place, Lewisham Lib Dem spokesperson Lucy Salek said:

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Put it to the People - this Saturday - 23rd March

20 March, 2019

Liberal Democrats from Lewisham will be taking to the streets of London on Saturday to demand a Final Say over Brexit. We'll be joining thousands of other Liberal Democrats and hundreds of thousands of people from across the country to say 'Put it to the People'.  

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What is Lewisham Council up to?

11 March, 2019

March 2019 latest... This is the second of our monthly reports on what’s happening at Lewisham Council. Although Lewisham is a one-party state, that doesn’t stop us from doing our best to scrutinise what’s happening in the council through the monthly public questions at Full Council meetings and ...

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